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Tesla Unveils All-Electric Class 8 Semi Truck
Tesla Unveils All-Electric Class 8 Semi Truck

November 17, 2017
Tesla says its new, all-electric Class 8 Semi will feature a 500-mile range on a single battery charge, can go from 0 to 60 mph in 20 seconds when bobtail,...

4 Ways Drivers Can Dial Up MPG
4 Ways Drivers Can Dial Up MPG

June 28, 2016
An accomplished owner-operator offers his advice on what it takes to drive fuel efficiently. He contends that if drivers want to achieve high fuel economy...

California's Zero Emissions Vehicle Dreams
California's Zero Emissions Vehicle Dreams

September 16, 2016
Diesel engines are cleaner than ever. So why is the California Air Resources Board calling for more zero emissions vehicles?

Downspeeding Comes of Age
Downspeeding Comes of Age

April 24, 2017
The question of how downspeeding is helping fleets save on fuel – and what's in store for the future – was the topic at a recent session at the American...

Final Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 Regs Unveiled
Final Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 Regs Unveiled

August 16, 2016
The federal government released highly anticipated "Phase 2" greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules for medium and heavy-duty vehicles Tuesday, which in some...

First Look: Tesla's All-Electric Semi Truck
First Look: Tesla's All-Electric Semi Truck

November 16, 2017
Tesla’s new electric truck is a Class 8 daycab that features a highly aggressive aerodynamic design and all-electric drivetrain, and Elon Musk promises a...

GHG Phase 2: Trucking Industry Reactions
GHG Phase 2: Trucking Industry Reactions

August 29, 2016
Industry reactions to the final greenhouse gas/fuel efficiency rules for medium- and heavy-duty trucks tended to be [mostly] upbeat and positive, reflecting...

Could Tesla Solve EV Range Issues With Battery Swapping System?
Could Tesla Solve EV Range Issues With Battery Swapping System?

September 18, 2017
Tesla filed for a patent on a high-speed battery replacement system for electric vehicles that would quickly swap out a spent battery with fully charged...

FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate
FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

September 14, 2017
The latest series of platoon tests will evaluate Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology, which adds vehicle-to-vehicle communications to the...

Colorado Announces Energy-Transfer Highway Project
Colorado Announces Energy-Transfer Highway Project

December 9, 2016
The Colorado State Department of Transportation is working with private partners to explore the development of an energy-transfer highway segment.

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